Parttime Classroom Generic programmes and qualifications

WX Bridge Communications L4

Programme Aim
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and non-verbally in routine everyday tasks, and in workrelated tasks while under supervision.

Target Award

QQI General Learning – 4M2010

Start Date: 28-08-2024 Hours/week: 03 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 16 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements

Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Aims and Objectives

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Communications (4N0689) Communications (4N0689) QQI
Learning Outcomes
1 Explain some impacts of current communications and information technologies on learning activities, social and work life, to include personal computers, digital, mobile and internet technologies
2 Outline elements of legislation that must be observed in a personal and/or work context, to include health, safety and welfare at work and communicationsrelated legislation
3 Communicate a range of messages effectively using visual aids and non-verbal communication tools and strategies, to include images, signs, non-verbal aspects of speech, appearance, colour and the surrounding environment
4 Interpret images, to include work-related photos and diagrams, charts, maps, graphics, advertisements, pop videos, logos, statistical information
5 Demonstrate listening skills for a range of purposes, to include use of eye contact, seeking clarification, note-taking, summarising and paraphrasing
6 Demonstrate a range of reading techniques, to include skimming, scanning, in-depth study, identifying key points, extracting information, evaluating bias and purpose
7 Extract the main facts, ideas, issues and opinions from a variety of aural and written sources, to include spoken and written media texts and material relevant to a vocational area
8 Use drafting, editing and proof-reading skills to write routine documents with accurate punctuation, spelling and sentence structure, to include creative material and work-related reports, electronic correspondence, forms, letters, memos and minutes
9 Interact effectively with others in different contexts, including discussion with peers, one-to-one, in a group/team, working under supervision, oral presentation, formal interview and for the purposes of informing and persuading
10 Plan for clear communication including contextual factors such as social, physical, relational, genre 11 Use at least one medium of communications and or information technology to exchange information with another user.


Wexford College of FET


Whitemill Industrial Estate, Clonard Road, Wexford, Y35 XR22


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville